Canterbury has a rich heritage of producing practical and functional rugby apparel, with over a century of rugby expertise behind the creation of New Zealand’s finest. A brand that was once deemed good enough to outfit an army is still fit for modern day battles on the rugby field.
Hot and Cold
Canterbury base layers can suit your active demands no matter what the conditions, hot or cold there is no excuse not to train or compete. Lightweight and ultra comfortable, the Canterbury cold base layers are designed to act as a second skin transporting moisture away from the body into the air even in the coldest temperatures. In a similar vein, the Canterbury hot base layers wick sweat away from your skin and are designed to be skin type yet remaining flexible. Worn on their own or underneath other rugby clothing, the Canterbury hot base layers reduce energy sapping muscle oscillation.
Although it may feel like your upper body takes the brunt of the action in rugby, your legs also need protecting and support which is why Canterbury have designed base layer compression leggings and shorts. Designed to reduce the quick build-up of lactic acid in the leg muscles, these compression garments improve recovery and regulate body temperature after sustained periods of exercise. The Canterbury Mercury base layer compression leggings are the perfect example of this offering a snug fit, which when worn is barely noticeable and yet has noticeable performance enhancing and recovery abilities.
Colour and appearance is no barrier to the Lovell Rugby collection of Canterbury base layer clothing. Subtle navy, black and white offerings sit aside pink, green, red and multi-colour affairs to complete the ensemble. From kids to adults, every size is catered for to provide the perfect fit for enhanced support and performance in all levels of sustained activity.